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Redvein enkianthus

Enkianthus campanulatus

This tree-like shrub bears pendent clusters of bell-shaped, creamy-white flowers with rose veins in late spring and early summer. In autumn, the foliage turns magnificent shades of orange and red.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsRedvein enkianthus matures to a stately specimen with gracefully tiered brances, growing up to 15 feet tall. Site as a centerpiece or as part of a larger shrub border or open woodland where it has room to mature gracefully. It naturally occurs in open woodlands of Japan. 

CareGrow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

PropagationSow seed in late winter or early spring; take semi-ripe cuttings in summer or layer in autumn.

ProblemsGenerally trouble-free.

  • Genus : Enkianthus
  • Plant Height : 10 to 15 feet
  • Plant Width : 10 to 15 feet
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring, Summer
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Fall Interest
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Growth Rate : Moderate
  • Flower Color : Red, White
  • Characteristics : Showy Fall Foliage
  • Plant Type : Shrubs
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